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Streptococcus

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Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

Streptococcal Infections: MedlinePlus

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Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Learn About Treatment

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

Streptococcal Infections (invasive group A strep, GAS)

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Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...

Streptococcus Group B Infections: Practice Essentials, Background ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

Symptoms and causes - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic

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Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...

Streptococcus, Group B - WebMD

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May 12, 2009 ... Important It is possible that the main title of the report Streptococcus, Group B is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing ...

Streptococcus | bacterium genus | Britannica.com

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Streptococcus group of spheroidal bacteria belonging to the family Streptococcaceae. The term streptococcus (“twisted berry”) refers to the bacteria's  ...

Evaluation of Universal Antenatal Screening for Group B ...

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Group B streptococcal disease is one of the most common infections in the first week after birth. In 2002, national guidelines recommended universal late ...

What Happened to the Streptococci: Overview of Taxonomic and ...

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Since the division of the Streptococcus genus into enterococci, lactococci, and streptococci in 1984, many changes in the nomenclature and taxonomy of the ...

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Group A Strep | Group A Streptococcus Diseases | GAS | CDC

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Sep 16, 2016 ... Group A Streptococcus (group A strep) is a type of bacterium that can cause many different infections that range from minor illnesses to very ...

Streptococcal Infections - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer ...

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Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

Streptococcus Pneumoniae – Complications & Prevention ...

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Jun 18, 2015 ... 'Superbug' Streptococcus pneumoniae causes several different types of infection, including ear infections and pneumonia.